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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stansted, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3355 / 51°20'7"N

Longitude: 0.3061 / 0°18'21"E

OS Eastings: 560736

OS Northings: 162125

OS Grid: TQ607621

Mapcode National: GBR Y7.PTP

Mapcode Global: VHHPG.8P4L

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Location: Stansted, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Parish: Stansted

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 25 August 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427076

Source ID: 1236153

Listing Text

TQ 66 SW STANSTED STANSTED HILL
2/8 (east side)
25.8.59
Church of St Mary

II*


Church. Completely rebuilt c.1400, restored in C19. Coursed rubble stone. Plain
tiled roofs. West tower, nave with north aisle, chancel. 3 stage west tower with
diagonal buttresses. Low broach spire. Rectangular belfry openings. Tall lancet
window on 1st storey on west side of tower over painted arched doorway, with
drip-mould over. Boarded doors with strap-hinges. 2 bay nave with pair of 2-light
mullioned windows, to left flat-headed, to right pointed-arched, both with
drip-moulds over, to south. Single flat-headed 2-light window to north. 1 bay
chancel with flat-headed windows to north and south. Pointed-arched window to
east. All tracery restored, Interior: original tower arch, 2 bay north aisle and
chancel arch, all on octagonal piers. Hollow chamfers on arches. Wooden chancel
screen with ogee quatrefoils, possibly pre-dating present church. Rafter roofs.


Listing NGR: TQ6069161718

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